UNIX Shell Programming

UNIX Shell Programming

by Stephen G. Kochan, Patrick H. Wood
     
 

UNIX Shell Programming, Revised Edition, shows UNIX users how to quickly and easily automate routine tasks by taking command of the UNIX shell. The shell makes light work of big tasks by transferring your simple instructions into powerful commands that put UNIX through its paces. You don't have to be a programmer, or a UNIX expert, to use shell programming to…  See more details below

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UNIX Shell Programming, Revised Edition, shows UNIX users how to quickly and easily automate routine tasks by taking command of the UNIX shell. The shell makes light work of big tasks by transferring your simple instructions into powerful commands that put UNIX through its paces. You don't have to be a programmer, or a UNIX expert, to use shell programming to take control of your environment—if you are acquainted with UNIX, this book can take you the rest of the way. If you are a programmer, you'll be surprised at the range of tasks you can automate with the shell—and at the speed and convenience the shell has over many high-level programming languages. If you're from the growing ranks of UNIX system administrators, this book shows how the shell can make your life easier while improving your service.

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A review of UNIX basics and clear instructions for the standard Bourne shell and the newer Korn shell. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810463097
Publisher:
Sams
Publication date:
12/01/1985
Series:
Hayden UNIX System Library
Pages:
422

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Stephen G. Kochan and Patrick H. Wood are prolific UNIX authorities, having written Exploring the UNIX System, UNIX System Security, and UNIX Shell Programming. They serve as consulting editors for Hayden Books' UNIX System Library, and are co­owners of Pipeline Associates, a UNIX and C language consulting firm. Kochan also has written two books on C, Programming in ANSI C and the best­selling Programming in C.

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